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ˈhɪn tərˌlændhin·ter·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backwoods, back country, boondocks, hinterland(noun)

    a remote and undeveloped area

Wiktionary

  1. hinterland(Noun)

    The land immediately next to, and inland from, a coast.

  2. hinterland(Noun)

    The rural territory surrounding an urban area, especially a port.

  3. hinterland(Noun)

    A remote or undeveloped area, a backwater.

  4. hinterland(Noun)

    Anything vague or ill-defined, especially one that is ill understood.

Freebase

  1. Hinterland

    The hinterland is the land or district behind a coast or the shoreline of a river. Specifically, by the doctrine of the hinterland, the word is applied to the inland region lying behind a port, claimed by the state that owns the coast. The area from which products are delivered to a port for shipping elsewhere is that port's hinterland. The term is also used to refer to the area around a city or town.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hinterland

    hint′ėr-land, n. the district behind that lying along the coast, or along a river. [Ger.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hinterland in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hinterland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of hinterland in a Sentence

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    Intermittent fasting has been in a hinterland for many, many years. There's been really no data on it.

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